About Us

A Diverse Set of Services and Capabilities

VSE Aviation is uniquely positioned in the aerospace industry to support our customers with both maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for components and engine accessories, as well as distribution and supply chain management for aftermarket parts.

Headquartered in South Florida, VSE Aviation provides services and parts for Commercial, Cargo, Business / General Aviation, Military / Defense, and Rotorcraft customers globally.

MRO Services

Spearheaded by the former Kansas Aviation and 1st Choice Aviation, VSE Aviation Services supports operators around the globe through maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for engine accessories and traditional commercial components.

Comprising three Centers of Excellence in the United States, our facilities feature state-of-the-art technology capable of supporting both new and legacy aircraft in the repair of high-flow/high-temp pneumatics, fuel accessories, electrical accessories, avionics, interiors and cargo systems. In addition, we are the industry’s largest MRO for small and medium turbine engines supporting oil, air, and fuel-related engine accessories.

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VSE Aviation is an OEM partner distributor representing the most recognized brands in aviation. We provide superior value to our customers while protecting the brand throughout the lifecycle of the product. VSE currently specializes in turbine engine parts and accessories, avionics and landing gear components.

Our global distribution network includes warehouses in the US and Singapore with more than 10,000 part numbers and 1+ million items in stock.

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Why Partner with VSE Aviation


New MRO and proprietary OEM product offerings to support the broadest range of aftermarket airframe, engine and interior platforms


Organization and capital structure provides rapid response, reliable support, and bespoke support for customers and OEM supplier partners


Proven track record of success with a commitment to right-sized inventory to execute market-leading service levels for our customers and partners

People & Culture

Leveraging VSE Aviation’s culture of world-class performance and execution


Forming close relationships with key OEM partners for long-term strategies


Experience and proven performance as MRO, distribution, and exchange network partner

VSE Aviation Milestones


VSE Aviation acquired Turbine Controls, LLC to expand MRO service offerings of Commercial engine components and engine and airframe accessories.


VSE Aviation acquired Desser Aerospace’s Distribution and MRO operations to expand distribution and MRO service offerings and geographic footprint.


VSE Aviation acquired Precision Fuel Components to expand MRO service offerings to the B&GA and Rotorcraft markets.


GlobalParts.aero and Global Parts Aero Services take on the VSE Aviation brand as they are integrated into the business.


VSE Aviation acquired GlobalParts.aero and Global Parts Aero Services to expand distribution and MRO service offerings to the Business & General Aviation market.


Kansas Aviation and 1st Choice Aerospace renamed VSE Aviation Services to become the global MRO arm of VSE Aviation


Air Parts & Supply Co. (APSCO) renamed VSE Aviation as it is integrated with VSE Aviation Singapore and VSE Aviation Germany to become the joint global Distribution arm of VSE Aviation


1st Choice Aerospace acquired to expand MRO services to include Commercial and Cargo markets


VSE Aviation acquired Air Parts & Supply Co. (APSCO) to support aftermarket Distribution of the turbine engine accessories market

VSE Aviation acquired Kansas Aviation to provide MRO services to the gas turbine engine market

Awards Received

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VSE Aviation Services - 2022

UPS Aircraft Materials Top Supplier

1st Choice Aerospace - 2021

VSE Corporation

VSE Corporation [NASDAQ: VSEC] is a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and repair services for land, sea, and air transportation assets for government and commercial markets. Core services include maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, parts distribution, supply chain management and logistics, engineering support, and consulting and training services for global commercial, federal, military, and defense customers.

VSE also provides information technology and energy consulting services. VSE conducts business operations through wholly-owned subsidiaries Wheeler Fleet Solutions, VSE Aviation (which includes the former 1st Choice Aerospace and Kansas Aviation), Akimeka LLC, and Energetics Incorporated. For additional information regarding VSE’s services and products, visit www.vsecorp.com.

News & Media


VSE Completes Turbine Controls, Inc. Acquisition

April 24, 2024 – VSE Corporation announced today that the Company has closed its previously announced acquisition of Turbine Controls, LLC (f/k/a Turbine Controls, Inc.) (“TCI”), a leading provider of aftermarket support services for the repair and overhaul of engine components and engine and airframe accessories. “We are very pleased…

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